9:00am – 9:10am CalPlug Welcome
Prof. G.P. Li, Calit2 / CalPlug Director – Presentation

9:10am – 9:30am CALPLUG ONGOING RESEARCH v. 2.0

Michael Klopfer, California Plug Load Research Center Technical Director – Presentation

CalPlug will present updates as well as research opportunities that are currently being explored.

9:30am – 11:00am Advance Power Stripes / Tier 2 from Bench to Market


Speakers: Organization:
Martin Vu – Presentation California Technical Forum (CalTF)
Jon Lanning – Presentation TrickleStar
Domenico Gelonese – Presentation Embertec

Furthering the conversation on APS2 and defining the testing methodology and its merits in optimizing energy savings. In addition, ideas for development of programs to incentivize stakeholders such as consumers, vendors, and manufacturers to promote energy efficiency as well as savings will be explored.

The morning session of the workshop is available to listen to in audio. Click here to listen.

Morning Break

11:15am – 12:00pm Small Network Equipment


Speakers: Organization:
Steve Palm – Presentation Broadcom
Paul Glist – Presentation Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Network equipment is the backbone of the IOT structure. Small network provides and coordinates the Internet traffic. The traffic demand increases the cost of energy and infrastructure. We present the views of the technology leader, the developer, the regulatory body, and the end use implementation.

The afternoon session of the workshop is available to listen to in audio. Click here to listen.

Lunch Break

1:00pm – 4:30pm Session Four-Six: Recent Trends

1:00pm – 2:00pm LOOK AHEAD


Speakers: Organization:
Linyi Xia – Presentation California Plug Load Research Center
Daniel Young Energy Solutions
Charles Kim – Presentation Southern California Edison

Will today’s energy infrastructure anticipate the load of the near future? This session will sketch out the landscape of the technologies that change our life and energy portfolio, and how utilities and regulatory bodies anticipate for the near future.

2:00pm – 3:00pm ZERO NET ENERGY (ZNE) – What is ZNE?

Speakers: Organization:
Carmen Best and Mindy Craig – Presentation California Public Utilities Commission
Tom Hoff – Presentation Clean Power Research
Alex McDonald and Euiso Kim Southern California Edison

What is ZNE and how are its challenges? The complexity of the regulations to be met (AB 32, Title 20 and Title 24), role of IoT and ZNE will be explored and the tools available to make it happen.

The mid-afternoon session of the workshop is available to listen to in audio. Click here to listen.

Mid-afternoon Break

3:15pm – 4:15pm ZERO NET ENERGY (ZNE) – Solutions to ZNE


Speakers: Organization:
Mark Bachman – Presentation Calit2
Richard Peterson – Presentation Insteon
Al Choperena – Presentation Smartenit

Technology and energy efficiency go hand in hand and there are available solutions today to help with ZNE. Local industry experts will share their experiences and insights on ZNE.

The final session of the workshop is available to listen to in audio. Click here to listen.

4:30pm Networking Reception and Demonstrations